Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Rob Brydon, Lee Mack. Copyright: Zeppotron.

Would I Lie To You?

BBC One panel show involving true and false tales. 120 episodes (14 series), 2007 - 2021. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

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Further details

Home Truths

Maureen Lipman used to work in a circus double-act (Lie)

Jimmy Carr had an interview for MI5 (Lie)

David Baddiel has snogged two of the Spice Girls (True)

Ring of Truth

After a visit to Scotland, Paris Hilton demanded her PA only ever speak to her with a Scottish accent. Her PA resigned (Lie)

This Is My...

Richard: Della danced with me on my exercise video (True)

Lee: Della is an estate agent who accidently locked me in a house after a viewing.

Jimmy: This is Della, and she is my chiropodist.

Final Round

David M: I used to buy my Gran a chocolate orange every Christmas until I found seven of them in a draw at her house (Lie)

Lee: I have been attacked by a snake charmer and his snake (True)

David B: This is the neck brace I wore to get upgraded to 1st Class on an aircraft. There was nothing wrong with me (Lie)


Lee's team wins 6 points to 5

Broadcast details

Friday 25th July 2008
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Guest cast
Jimmy Carr Guest
Maureen Lipman Guest
Richard Wilson Guest
David Baddiel Guest
Writing team
Angus Deayton Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Powell Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Script Editor
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Andrew Westwell Producer
Derek McLean Producer
Peter Holmes Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Paul Ridley Announcer

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